Common Sleep Disorders
Loss of sleep is believed to contribute to strained relationships at home, and unfulfilled potential on the job, and can also be dangerous, leading to serious or even fatal accidents.
There are many types of sleep problems. Disorders of sleeping and waking interfere with quality of life and personal health, and endanger public heath. These problems range from staying awake or staying with a regular sleep/wake cycle, sleepwalking, bedwetting, nightmares, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, snoring, and sleep apnea syndrome.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) ) is a sleep-related breathing disorder that where a person stops breathing in their sleep.
Restless Leg Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a sleep-related movement disorder that involves an almost irresistible urge to move the legs at night.
Insomnia is a common sleep complaint that occurs when you have a hard time going to sleep, you go to sleep but have a hard time staying asleep, and/or you tend to wake up too early and are unable to go back to sleep.
REM Disorders, Hallucinations & Sleep Terrors
REM Disorders, Hallucinations & Sleep Terrors are sleep disorders that all involve unpleasant sleep episodes.
Sleepwalking is a sleep disorder that tends to occur during the first third or first half of a person's sleep period.
Narcolepsy is a neurological sleep disorder that causes a potentially disabling level of daytime sleepiness.
Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
Circadian rhythm sleep disorders all involve a problem in the timing of when a person sleeps and is awake.